Apple’s first store in the Middle East might be situated at Mall of the Emirates and it is going to be the arena’s biggest retail store of the iPhone maker, resources have showed to Khaleej Times.Apple could also be anticipated to open its 2d store in UAE in Abu Dhabi’s Yas Mall.
Apple had opened its nearby headquarters in Dubai in advance this yr, and has because then employed a couple of folks to take care of gross sales, advertising and retail in the rustic.
Apple is ranked 2d in the Emirates in phrases of unit gross sales, after Samsung. Apple sells iPhones in the area thru Etisalat and du, its approved vendors, in addition to a couple of different shops like Sharaf DG, Jumbo Electronics, Plug Ins and Virgin Megastore and top class resellers corresponding to iStyle. These firms lift Apple merchandise at round 100 places throughout Dubai, together with all terminals at Dubai International airport.
As proven at the photograph above, the doorway to the 50,000-sqare foot store is dressed up at the back of the curtain. It’s shut to the brand new Fashion District in the Mall with the primary front most certainly from degree 2.
In August 2014, ifoAppleStore noticed Apple task listings for the whole vary of retail store positions in the Emirates, from Store and Market Leader, Manager, Expert, Creative and Specialist.
The listings additionally incorporated the Apple Store Leader Program, a 24-month construction software for many who have simply graduated from upper training. It’s fascinating that Apple opened its local headquarters in Dubai’s Emaar Square in advance this yr. The Apple Online Store opened for industry in the Emirates again in 2011.